Lexis of Spanish Video Game Magazines: Preferred Mechanisms to Adapt Anglicisms


Poster at CL2017
Poster at CL2017

by Carmen F. Cabrera Álvarez

Corpus Linguistics Conference Birmingham 2017 - Poster abstract  

The world of video games in Spain can be highly influenced by the use of anglicisms. The language and style used in some Spanish video game magazines were analysed in this paper. A list of anglicisms was extracted and classified into eight different categories (Brito Pérez, 2002) in order to discover which are the preferred mechanisms to adapt these words into Spanish.